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Testing out the LimeBike Ebike in Seattle

E-bike sharing in Seattle and where to get a foldable helmet

February 21, 2018

Try and not find the yellow, green and orange bikes popping up on every corner in Seattle. I often see them parked near the kids’ school and at community centers on sunny days. Maybe you’ve also seen them being pedaled around South Lake Union and Green Lake too. We have become a biking family-my husband […]

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You can find Kiehls in Seattle University Village an outdoor shopping mall with trendy shops and pretty flowers

Kiehls Apothecary Preparations and finding youthful skin in real life

February 17, 2018

The other day I was asked if I was expecting (I’m not) and I got I.D.’d (thankfully in a different place than where they thought I was pregnant) and although one event made me happier than the other, I’m just going to put it out there that maybe, just maybe this might have a little […]

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Visiting the Pacific Science Center with kids in Seattle and learning about what eats styrofoam

When you worry that styrofoam is taking over the world, stop by the Pacific Science Center in Seattle

February 14, 2018

There are many reasons to visit the Pacific Science Center in Seattle.  Maybe you have kids who like science or you have kids you want to get interested in science (or STEM which seems to be all the buzz word in education right now unless you believe the world is flat and want to remain […]

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Tesla Model X at Seattle Auto Show

A new Tesla electric car charger in Lynnwood and pondering going completely gas-free

February 13, 2018

A couple years ago when we first got our Tesla we were a little apprehensive about buying an electric car for a family car.  We had one option for charging on the way between Seattle and Vancouver and with all the long-driving we do to see relatives between here and there we didn’t know if […]

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Still Me by Jojo Moyes and Valentines Gift Inspiration

A Valentine’s Gift List because I met Jojo Moyes

February 8, 2018

”Be kind” Jojo Moyes says when someone asks her what the one thing the breadth of ALL her work tells us at an author reading the other  night at Third Place Books in Bothell. “Kindness is an underrated virtue.  Be strong, be courageous and if you’re strong within, the world will be a better place.” […]

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Dreaming of a California adventure because of Mom 2.0 conference in Pasadena

Deciding where to California adventure on a trip to Mom 2.0

February 7, 2018

I’m headed to Mom 2.0 in May and a dear friend of mine has promised to meet me in California after the conference in Pasadena so we can have an adventure like we used to in college pre-kids. For us from the Pacific Northwest, California means shopping, palm trees, beaches and yummy food.  So now […]

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Find books in a airstream trailer at the Ink and Bean Cafe in Anaheim California

A driving solo adventure in Orange County I want to repeat with family and friends

February 2, 2018

In my dreams I’m a fearless traveler, stylish carry on in hand, passport in the other and I’m ready to take on any adventure life whispers to my heart. In reality though, I’ve got a bag-load of responsibilities, schedules to coordinate and I’m still a little choosy about which way the wind blows me; sometimes […]

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